Lori L. Cherup, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care

Dr. Cherup's Blog


Liposuction and Coolsculpting For Reducing Fat

  We talk to many patients considering liposuction  and CoolSculpting in the stomach/abdomen because it is very hard for them to lose weight in this area for various reasons, like pregnancy. One thing to keep in mind is that a patient needs to be in good physical condition in order for liposuction to be successful…. Continue Reading →


Vectra 3D imaging system for breast and rhinoplasty surgery

The Vectra 3D breast  imaging system, developed by Canfield Imaging, has transformed my breast and rhinoplasty surgery consultations. The Vectra 3D imaging system is located in my Pittsburgh offices, which are part of the Radiance Surgical Center. We are the only office in Pittsburgh that offers a VECTRA 3D analysis. Vectra 3D for Breast Augmentation The… Continue Reading →


Vectra Imaging for Rhinoplasty in Pittsburgh

The best candidates for rhinoplasty have realistic expectations about what surgery can accomplish. When prospective patients visit our practice for a nasal surgery consultation with Dr. Cherup, they are carefully assessed to ensure that they are physically, emotionally, and financially prepared to undergo this major cosmetic procedure. The number one question I am asked during a consult… Continue Reading →


Botox and Filler Patients – Buyer Beware

Susan Mowry, R.N. and Dr. Lori L. Cherup have seen many Botox and filler complications recently in patients treated by poorly-trained cosmeticians, NOT board-certified medical professionals like us. Buyer Beware! Patients are often lured in by discounted prices on Botox and filler.  YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR! At Radiance Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin… Continue Reading →


Swelling after Tummy Tuck Surgery

Lower abdominal swelling after tummy tuck/abdominoplasty surgery occurs in every patient – the degree to which it is observable or becomes a problem varies greatly. Everyone complains about lower abdominal swelling!! A basic principal is  the fatter or thicker your tummy skin prior to the surgery, the higher the likelihood you will have prolonged abdominal… Continue Reading →


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Dr. Cherup is the medical director for Invisible Ink
Laser Tattoo Removal

Unlike older lasers which deliver heat to the pigment and surrounding tissue, the newly FDA approved PicoSure laser uses PressureWave Technology to shatter the ink into tiny particles that are easily eliminated by the body. The result is clearer skin after fewer treatments without injuring the surrounding skin. It also allows for the removal of stubborn blue and green inks as well as previously-treated, difficult tattoos.

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Testimonial 1"I have had both tummy tuck and a back lift surgeries at Radiance. The outomces far surpassed even the most imaginative dreams. I couldn't be more thrilled!...

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Testimonial 1"I love the staff and Dr. Cherup. I would never go anywhere else. The only issue that I had was I wrote the check for my upcoming procedure and asked if it was possible...

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